Bill Gates Calls U.S. Handling of Covid-19 Pandemic “Disappointing”

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    Bill Gates says the U.S. rejoining the World Health Organization is a positive step towards a uniform vaccine certificate. Bloomberg Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait moderates the discussion during the Bloomberg New Economy Forum. Gates also said the U.S. handling of the Covid-19 pandemic is “disappointing,” and the country is at “the back of the pack” on diagnostics and messaging. Full interview: Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Bloomberg Quicktake brings you live global news and original shows spanning business, technology, politics and culture. Make sense of the stories changing your business and your world. To watch complete coverage on Bloomberg Quicktake 24/7, visit, or watch on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Fire TV and Android TV on the Bloomberg app. Connect with us on… YouTube: Breaking News on YouTube: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram:

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